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Legal Resources: Finding Legislative Info

Research Guides

News Sources

NexisUni & Proquest Congressional

Additional resources

THOMAS. Search engine for Congressional bills that have been proposed and enacted:

Statescape Bill Finder. Search engine for state legislation proposed this year:

Code of Federal Regulations (Cornell). Published in codified form.  Searchable by title and section number.  Title 42 for public health.:

OMB Regulatory Review Website. Shows federal regulations now or recently under review at OMB:

State/Local Legislation

National Conference of State Legislatures – Health Tracking Documents. Maintain a number of compilations of state laws and policies regarding health issues.: For example, concerns state laws related to implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

State Legislation is tracked by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials.

State Websites. Any state’s website can be found using:, e.g., May redirect you to another web portal.

Congressional Quarterly (CQ)

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